Description: Church of St Remigius
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 227204
OS Grid Reference: TG2285402239
OS Grid Coordinates: 622854, 302239
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5723, 1.2873
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STOKE HOLY CROSS DUNSTON
TG 20 SW
4/66 Church of St. Remigius
Parish church. C13, altered C15, altered and restored 1898. Flint with ashlar
dressings and some brick. Nave and chancel rendered. Plain tile roofs. West
tower, nave and chancel. 3 stage unbuttressed west tower almost all C19.
Stone quoins mimic Anglo-Saxon work. 2-light Flowing west window. Cusped
ringing chamber window under square head. String course below 2-light cusped
belfry windows within brick surrounds. Crenellated parapet with square section
corner turrets and crocketed finials. Stair tower at north-east corner rises
to ringing chamber. Diagonal buttresses to nave east and west. Much restored
gabled south porch. North doorway. 2 C19 2-light Perpendicular nave windows
north and south. 2 lancets to chancel north and south. Diagonal east
buttresses and 3-light C19 east window. Interior. Tall tower arch with round
responds. C16 nave roof consisting of wall plate with ashlaring and arched
braces dropping on wall posts to corbels from butt purlins. Ridge piece.
Octagonal C15 font with 4 lions sejant against stem. Bowl panels alternate
between rosettes and symbols of 4 Evangelists. C19 arch braced chancel roof.
C15 chancel screen with Perpendicular tracery. Brass to Clare Talbot 1649
in Civil Costume with his 2 wives in shrounds flanking him. Inscription in
Listing NGR: TG2285402239
Source: English Heritage
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